A ‘human action man’ left the Britain’s Got Talent judges completely stunned and amazed after his audition tonight, but it wasn’t his first (second, third or even fourth) time on a Got Talent stage, or his first performance in front of Simon Cowell.
Tulga, 37, performed tricks with a 40kg plank of wood and left those watching impressed by his dangerous audition as the performer balanced the giant plank of wood with both ends engulfed in flames and twirled it around using his shoulders.
He then went a step further and balanced it using his mouth before throwing it up in the air and catching it.
As if that wasn’t dangerous enough, Tulga, dangling from the ceiling, held the flaming plank of wood connected to a chain in between his teeth, much to the shock and surprise of the judges and viewers.
Giving him a standing ovation, Simon began the comments: ‘That’s how you do it Tulga, that’s just how you do it,’ while one viewer was heard saying: ‘He’s a madman.’
‘It’s just incredible!’ Amanda Holden added, while Alesha Dixon labelled him: ‘The human action man.’
‘Just the way you stand, you hold yourself, I can tell you mean business, and you make it look easy, but my goodness, so much respect for what you do,’ she continued.
Simon added: ‘Tulga, I want you to be my security guard!
‘The act was incredible, it was unique, it absolutely summarises what this show is all about and people are going to talk about it afterwards, and they’re going to talk about you and that’s really important. Like I always say, you’ve got to be remembered.’
David Walliams shared: ‘I was completely blown away, but you had me when you came on in those leather trousers.
‘You are very likeable and have this extraordinary talent that no one else in the world has, it’s totally yours.’
However, this isn’t the first time Tulga’s shown off his ‘action man’ talents on a Got Talent stage, and it’s not even Simon’s first time watching him perform.
In fact, Tulga has previously appeared in front of Simon on America’s Got Talent in 2017, as well as performing on France’s Got Talent in 2018, Australia’s Got Talent and Czech-Slovak’s version in 2019, and a World’s Got Talent special held in China that same year.
While some of his auditions were similar to tonight’s performance, in others he actually used some of the judges as props, carrying them on the plank like a swing.
For the American version, Tulga was eliminated before the quarterfinals, whereas for France and Australia’s shows, he didn’t make it past the Judge Cuts stage.
In the World’s Got Talent special, Tulga was eliminated after finishing second in his semi-final round, losing out to dance group Tumar KR who had previously competed on Britain’s Got Talent.
The performer has also auditioned for Italy’s Tu Si Que Vales and TBS competition series Go Big Show.
Britain’s Got Talent continues next Saturday at 8pm on ITV.